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Volunteers sort through donated clothing at a shelter in the George R. Brown Convention Center during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on August 28 in Houston, Texas. Brendan Smialowsk/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Charities are canceling plans for fundraising events at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club. The cancellations come in the wake of his controversial comments about the events in Charlottesville, Va. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In response to reports of overspending, the Wounded Warrior Project's board of directors fired CEO Steven Nardizzi (left) and Chief Operating Officer Al Giordano (right). They're seen here in a photo from 2013. Bobby Bank/WireImage hide caption

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During the recession, middle-class and poor Americans gave more of their incomes to charity organizations than did the wealthy, according to a new study. iStockphoto hide caption

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Jacob Landis has been riding his bike to every Major League Baseball stadium, to raise money to help the needy pay for cochlear implants. His ride ended Saturday night due to a crash — but Landis says he'll still be at the Marlins' stadium next week. Jacob's Ride hide caption

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Jacob's Ride

Little League baseball players in New York, where donations have helped teams and leagues get the 2013 season started. Pitch In For Baseball hide caption

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Play Ball: Little Leaguers Get Assist From 'Pitch In' Charity

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Charity Scams: 'Simply Isn't The Manpower' To Uncover Them

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